This is an original 1845 black and white steel engraving of artwork by Jarvis that portrayed a British gentleman reading a book in the Sussex Library inside Kensington Palace in London, England during the Victorian era.
This 167+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Heavy Foxing. Moderate creasing. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is light aging throughout.
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This piece was illustrated by Jarvis, ?. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.
Reproductive art by H. Melville.